Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
950 AM EST WED JAN 4 2017

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...THE LYNCHBURG VA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   07/10/1936
 LOW              -11   02/20/2015
HIGHEST            95   07/26
                        07/24
LOWEST              7   02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.2              67.1     1.1
AVG. MINIMUM     46.8              44.1     2.7
MEAN             57.5              55.6     1.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     33              21.7    11.3
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               6.3     4.7
DAYS MIN <= 32     93              99.0    -6.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        59.71   1972
 MINIMUM        19.83   1930
TOTALS          42.50             41.57    0.93
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.11    0.01
DAYS >= .01       113             115.9    -2.9
DAYS >= .10        64              72.5    -8.5
DAYS >= .50        30              28.3     1.7
DAYS >= 1.00       12              10.4     1.6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.56

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           15.6
DAYS >= TRACE      10
DAYS >= 1.0         3
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      8.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    4011              4459    -448
COOLING TOTAL    1358              1032     326
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/210    DATE  11/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/200    DATE  11/30

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             45     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               36     RAIN                      48
LIGHT RAIN              136     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      1
FOG                     140     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     33
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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PW



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